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Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden, Kolkata (Calcutta)
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India's biggest and oldest zoo, Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden tells a comprehensive story about the diverse wildlife living in this part of the world. Established in 1875 and spanning a total of 18 hectares (45 acres), the zoo shelters the nearly extinct Aldabra giant tortoises, elephants, rhinos, Bengal tigers, white tigers, African lions, giraffes, deer, and zebras in large enclosures. One of the prime tourist spots in the city, this well-maintained attraction is visited by 3 million people every year. Restaurants and air-conditioned cafes provide plenty of shade, refreshments, and snacks. Put Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden into our Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Please watch kids specially. One of the main attraction in Kolkata. It is in alipore in South Kolkata. Visit during winter is very nice. You will appreciate the real environment. Spend a whole day the...  more »
  • This beautiful zoological garden houses one of the finest collections of tigers that is. There's even a descendant of the famous Mohan Tiger white tiger. Birds and snakes are also very well represented.
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  • Take time out from the rambling and noisy streets of Kolkata. Enjoy a profuse bird life, see the Bengal Tiger, sit and talk to the neighbours. Have a picnic. A place to spend time.